Ethanex Energy Inc. has received regulatory approval under a waiver to begin construction on its ethanol production plant to be located in Cape Girardeau.
According to a company release, Ethanex at SEMO will be a state of the art 132 million gallons per year fuel-grade ethanol plant. The facility will include patented fractionation technology that reduces energy consumption by 25%, increases the value of co-products and increases the throughput capacity by 20%. This next generation technology contributes to a 25% lower production cost per gallon than standard ethanol facilities.
Read the Kansas City Star article here.